a long, humorous poem written in mock-heroic style.
a parody of the epic form in poetry, often by treating a minor subject seriously; also called mock heroic
[mok-er-nuht] /ˈmɒk ərˌnʌt/ noun 1. a North American hickory, Carya tomentosa, bearing a sweet, edible nut. 2. the nut itself. /ˈmɒkəˌnʌt/ noun 1. Also called black hickory. a species of smooth-barked hickory, Carya tomentosa, with fragrant foliage that turns bright yellow in autumn 2. the nut of this tree
[mok] /mɒk/ verb (used with object) 1. to attack or treat with ridicule, contempt, or derision. 2. to ridicule by mimicry of action or speech; mimic derisively. 3. to mimic, imitate, or counterfeit. 4. to challenge; defy: His actions mock convention. 5. to deceive, delude, or disappoint. verb (used without object) 6. to use ridicule […]
[mok-uh-ree] /ˈmɒk ə ri/ noun, plural mockeries. 1. ridicule, contempt, or derision. 2. a derisive, imitative action or speech. 3. a subject or occasion of derision. 4. an imitation, especially of a ridiculous or unsatisfactory kind. 5. a pretense; travesty: a mockery of justice. 6. something absurdly or offensively inadequate or unfitting. /ˈmɒkərɪ/ noun (pl) […]
[mok-hi-roh-ik] /ˈmɒk hɪˈroʊ ɪk/ adjective 1. imitating or burlesquing that which is heroic, as in manner, character, or action: mock-heroic dignity. 2. of or relating to a form of satire in which trivial subjects, characters, and events are treated in the ceremonious manner and with the elevated language and elaborate devices characteristic of the heroic […]